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Ruined City of Taxila (World Heritage)

Taxila is the most important North Pakistani archaeological site, where three city complexes came to light. The oldest, Saraikala, dates from the 6th century BC. It was built in 326 BC. Conquered by Alexander the Great. It was followed by Sirkap in the 2nd century BC. BC and Sirsukh in the 2nd century AD. In… Read More »

Pakistan Religion and Languages

Islam came to the Indian subcontinent in the 7th century with Arab traders, and from the 10th century was widely used by Turkish conquerors. Not least in the activities of the Sufi fraternities, Islam gained a firm foothold in the population. Throughout history, periods of conflict between Muslims and Hindus have alternated with periods of… Read More »